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11/04/2011 - Orders are processed through: The Physicians Committee Marketplace, P.O. Box 180, Summertown, TN 38483 For customer service, call toll-free 800-695-2241 Email: Shipping and Handling Policy Orders are shipped via U.S. Postal Service or UPS. A final confirmation e-
PCRM Confronts Army’s Chemical Weapons Exercises on Monkeys
09/26/2011 - The heart rate of monkey #2251-1 skyrocketed to well over 200 beats per minute as he stopped breathing and began to convulse violently. Veterinary technicians had given this vervet monkey a massive dose of a toxic drug to simulate a chemical weapons attack. At Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, the Army uses live v
They Have Suffered Too Long: Why PCRM Is Working to Halt the Alamogordo Chimpanzee Transfer
01/28/2011 - Owen was caught in the wild in Africa in 1970. After being taken from his mother as an infant, he was transported to the United States where he would face a cruel future. Owen—now 44 years old—has been used in hepatitis and HIV experiments and has been subjected to more than 50 biopsies of his liver,
Breast Cancer Charities Embrace Nonanimal Research
10/27/2010 - This October, Americans have an exciting development to celebrate during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Forward-thinking breast cancer charities are shifting their focus from animal research to innovative, human-centered research. Since President Nixon declared a “war on cancer” in 1971, billi
PCRM Confronts NASA Monkey Experiments
10/26/2010 -                     “Belmont, we have a problem,” proclaimed PCRM’s billboards and train station ads near McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass. The ads alerted Belmont commuters to NASA-funded monkey radiation experiments taking place at McL
Just the Facts
10/26/2010 - More Than He Could Chew When Chad Ettmueller of Cumming, Ga., tried to eat a double-meat, double-cheese sandwich, loaded with five types of meat and three types of cheese, he ended up in the hospital with a dislocated jaw. Doctors were able to surgically treat him 14 hours later. It’s All in the Delivery Lo
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Violating Federal Law by Killing Animals for Trauma Training, Doctors Say in USDA Complaint
10/08/2010 - PITTSBURGH—Live pigs are unlawfully used and killed in trauma training classes at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) says in a federal complaint filed Oct. 7. More than 95 percent of U.S. facilities providing Advanced Trauma Life Sup
Doctors File Federal Complaint to Halt Transfer of Chimpanzees for Invasive Experiments
09/22/2010 - Legal Petition Seeks to Compel HHS Chief Kathleen Sebelius to Retire Elderly New Mexico Chimpanzees and Cancel Their Move to Texas Laboratory WASHINGTON—Elderly chimpanzees living at a nonresearch facility in Alamogordo, N.M., should not be shipped to Texas for use in invasive experiments, says a federal com
Doctors Urge Tulane to Stop Using Pigs in Lethal Procedures
06/03/2010 - NEW ORLEANS—Tulane University School of Medicine should end the unnecessary use of live pigs in a trauma training course, says a national physicians group. Doctors with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), including Covington-based pediatrician Leslie Brown, M.D., and cardiologist John J. Pip
NASA’s Monkey Radiation Experiments Violate Federal Law
03/10/2010 - WASHINGTON—Federal inspectors charged with enforcing the Animal Welfare Act will investigate unlawful treatment of squirrel monkeys being used in NASA-funded radiation experiments. Two complaints filed March 10 by the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) will trigger the inspections, and
Doctors Urge Mass General to Stop Using Sheep in Lethal Procedures
10/15/2009 - BOSTON—Massachusetts General Hospital should end the unnecessary use of live sheep in a trauma training course, says a national physicians group. Doctors with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), including cardiologist John J. Pippin, M.D., F.A.C.C., will join concerned Massachusetts resi
Shooting Pigs is No Way to Train Our Soldiers
07/28/2008 - By Neal Barnard, M.D. This opinion piece was published on July 28, 2008, in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. The U.S. military has reached a new low in its continued neglect of our troops' safety. Instead of providing state-of-the-art medical training for Army personnel, instructors with the 3rd Infantry Brigade Comba
Children, Cheeseburgers, and America: It's Time to Vote for Health
11/13/2007 - By Neal Barnard, M.D. November 2007 This opinion piece was published Nov. 13, 2007, in the St. Paul Pioneer-Press, the Tampa Tribune, and the Charlotte Observer. Last month, the American Institute for Cancer Research unveiled the most detailed report ever produced on how healthy diets can prevent cancer. Thi

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